This is my first...
This is my first inflatable sup. It's a really nice allrounder. I use it at sea and on flat water. I took it with me on different travels. It's nice to catch some waves with and to cruise around. Because of the size it isn't the best sup for touring, but it's really nice sup if you want to use it in different conditions.
I'm not the smallest woman myself, but I didn't have any big issues with it. Because it's 4" thick your feat will get wet, but when you're using it on the sea that isn't a problem. I've also used to do some exercises on it and that was really fun to do. I noticed that my balance got much better with this board.
The quality, the design, it's easy to pump and travel around with. Overall a really nice first and allround board.
Because my feet get wet, I don't use this board in winter.
Surf, touring, exercise.
I wanted so so so bad to...
I wanted so so so bad to love this board on the water as much as I loved it out of the water. What it comes down to sadly though, is that a 4" thick inflatable just doesn't cut it for most people. To be fair, I am taller and heavier than the average lady that might buy this board. I'm 5'9" and about 175 pounds. I took this out for the first time on the lake with light wind and chop, and the thought of even standing up was a total joke. I stood up for about 30 seconds and realized pretty quick the board just wasn't going to work with me there. I paddled on my knees and water was all over the board, I wasn't kept out of the water at all. Sadly, my board is now listed for sale as used and I'll probably loose some money on it. I was hoping the Naish name and high price tag would produce a quality 4" inflatable, but it just didn't work out for me. I'd like to think the 11'6" version that is 6" thick would be fun to ride, but I don't see myself sinking anymore money into the inflatable market after this one. So sad.
Graphics, easy to inflate, durable
Too thin, not enough support/rigidity